Sunday State of Mind: July 11th-July 17th

The summer sports calendar can sometimes feel slow, but there’s always enough to recap the week that was in our latest edition of SSM.

The Old Course at St. Andrews, another major done
Thought it was Rory’s weekend; but Cam Smith was the one
Big weekend for the Aussie, and he’s a sight to see
We’ll see if he can repeat in 2023

Chris Sale just can’t catch a break, hurt in his second start
Since coming off the injured list, now again will depart
A big investment for the Sox, so far has had no luck
As far as we can read, no players or coaches struck

Juan Soto is a different case, no contract yet for him
Turned down a big payday, future with the Nats is grim
A bold decision to turn down $440 million bucks
Whoever pays the man will have to bring one or two Brinks trucks

Hope you had LeBron James and DeMar DeRozan
On your Drew League fantasy team, both played like the chosen
In Saturday’s game, both filled up the stat book
Can you imagine if LeBron chose him over Westbrook?

Don’t You Dare Call This Man Brooksy

Photo: Golf.com

His name is not Brooksy. That is not the name of the person in the photo above. His name is Bryson, Bryson DeChambeau.

After Bryson, not Brooksy, continued to take L after L in his very public feud with Brooks Koepka, fans began calling Bryson “Brooksy” (remember, his name is not Brooksy, it’s Bryson).

The PGA Tour had apparently seen enough, and leaped to Bryson’s (not Brooksy’s) defense:


Listen, we’re an anti-bullying blog here at UDS. But if a professional athlete cannot handle fans calling him the wrong name, maybe your focus isn’t in the right place.

So, just to review:

– Bryson, not Brooksy, argued with rules officials whilst carding a 10 on the 15th hole at The Memorial Tournament last year.

– Bryson, not Brooksy, asked for a free drop because of ants at last year’s WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational.

– Bryson, not Brooksy, had his caddie quit on him mere hours before the 2021 Rocket Mortgage Challenge.

– Bryson, not Brooksy, was compared to an “eight-year-old that gets mad” after blaming his clubs in a post round interview after The Open this year.

– Bryson, not Brooksy, told a fan to “get the fuck out” after being called Brooksy (not Bryson), after losing The BMW Championship this past weekend.

Per everyone’s favorite golfer’s wishes, we wanted to make it clear the Bryson DeChambeau, and no one else, is responsible for the above.

Good luck with the non-name change, champ.

Sunday State of Mind: July 12th-June 18th

Reports of SSM’s demise have been greatly exaggerated. Our weekly review of the past seven days in sports is back.

Collin Morikawa, The Open is all yours
Second win in eight majors, on his way to more
Jordan Spieth gave it a go, but came up just too short
Two young guns with bright ass futures, so great for the sport

Bucks are up three games to two, Suns are on their heels
The Finals will be over soon, we’ll all be in our feels
Devin Booker’s scoring in droves, Chris Paul is up and down
Giannis is one win away from dawning his first crown

If it is not one thing, it’s always another
Lindor and deGrom, why do the Mets even bother?
To say they have bad luck, would be and understatement at the least
Even with all the injuries, Mets first in the NL East

Speaking of New York, Yankees what the hell?
COVID outbreak last week, six positive players fell
Aaron Judge the biggest name, will be out at least 10 days
Will miss some time against the Phillies, Red Sox, and the Rays